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Top reservist visits troops at Edwards

Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command, Chief Master Sgt. Ericka E. Kelly, visited Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., March 9, 2018, for a base familiarization tour and to meet with local Reserve Airmen.

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Schaefer talks people, mission, innovation at commander’s call

Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,, held his first commander’s calls of 2018 in the base theater March 13, sharing his personal priorities of faith, family, Air Force and the mission. He also shared his professional priorities of safety, security and mission.

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AFMC Excellence Award winners recognized

The Annual Excellence Award Banquet on March 7, 2018, served as the venue to honor Air Force Materiel Command’s top Airmen for 2017. Four airmen from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were honored as part of the evenings festivities.

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Wing commander talks leadership at annual business conference

The Antelope Valley Board of Trade held its 46th Annual Business Outlook Conference at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Calif., Mar. 2. This year’s theme, “Small Business, Big Results,” highlighted the plight of small businesses and how they and larger employers impact the Antelope Valley.

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Heads up: 418th FLTS wraps up new pilot display tests

The 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is finishing up tests on a new head-up display for the C-17 Globemaster III this week.

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Team Edwards remembers Dr. Martin Luther King

Posted  January 15, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thulowit Dozens of Airmen and civilians gathered at Building 1 and walked to Chapel 1 in honor of late civil rights leader Dr. Martine Luther King Jr. Jan. 11, 2018. Ahead of the holiday weekend, members of Team Edwards came together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King…

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Flying into 2018

Posted  January 15, 2018

Two F-35 Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took part in the traditional flyover at the beginning of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif.

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From Scorpions to Wildcats, DHS grads hitting it big in college

Posted  January 12, 2018

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Desert High School graduates Devyn Cross (left) and Elizabeth Shelton drop by their former school Jan. 3, 2018, during a holiday break. The former DHS volleyball standouts are now attending the University of Arizona in Tucson. Two years ago, Desert High School students cheered in the gym as volleyball…

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AEDC teams assist in preparing the Dream Chaser for its future missions

Posted  January 10, 2018

The Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane recently had a successful free-flight test over the Mojave Desert in California, later making its landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Back in the Saddle readies workforce for busy 2018

Posted  January 5, 2018

Before heading into the year with full force, the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took a pause to remind its workforce to be safe while conducting its test mission.

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